A brilliant display of an extraterrestrial object interacting with our planet Earth was caught on camera in the northeastern Australian city of Cairns.
A camera at Cairns Airport caught the meteor emitting a greenish glow and lighting up the dark sky.
Cairns Airport said in a social media message a day after the incident they had “witnessed some pretty incredible activity” in the night sky.
other local Residents caught a flash of light On security cameras, as many people slept in the city.
Space.com called the object an explosive meteor. On May 20, at 21:22 local time, it lit up the night sky.
As the object passed through the atmosphere, a loud explosion was heard hundreds of miles away.
The object was small compared to other meteors and extraterrestrial objects. It is estimated to have been 1.6 to 3.2 feet across and may have been traveling faster than 93,000 miles per hour. According to a researcher at the Australian National University.
Astronomers say meteors often emit a bright green light and break up in Earth’s atmosphere.
one Australian astrophysicist Friction is said to have occurred as the meteor flew toward Earth’s surface, until it caused the meteor to disintegrate with a huge flash, sonic boom.
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